Having a Porsche badge, it is easy to assume that an EuroNCAP crash test is pretty much out of the question, right? Right. Although, come to think of it, in recent years Porsche has built enough models to almost rival a traditional car manufacturer. Even so, a Cayman's level of safety can be easily determined by the number of safety features available.
Let's start with the active safety features, which in our case even include the engine configuration, which gives the car and the driver a much better precision when negotiating hard turns, thus helping in on a safer drive. Other than that, the Cayman S is obviously equipped with some of the latest safety systems on the market. We can include the very common now anti-lock braking system, cornering brake control, anti-slip regulation, automatic brake differential (ABD) and the Porsche Stability Management (PSM).
All those systems can of course mean nothing if you're already crashing into a tree, so six airbags are there to protect you in the unfortunate event of an impending impact. Two dual-stage frontal airbags, two side thorax airbags build into the seats and two head airbags located within the door panels. Another standard safety feature is the so-called Porsche Side Impact Protection (POSIP), seat-belt pretentioners with force limiters and an impact absorbing steering column. Continue reading